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Author Topic: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread  (Read 11049 times)

Offline Diablo

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #15 on: September 30, 2017, 05:06:34 PM »
Three wins out of three since I left the country. I'm back for the Wolves game, sorry.

Is there an option to pay to keep you away?

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #16 on: September 30, 2017, 05:08:40 PM »
Why do we make it so hard for ourselves?  Have to say I didn't understand the Davis substitution unless was injured. I would have thought we would need him as an outlet the way it was going with us having our backs to the wall.

Thought Snodgrass did well and good to see Kodj off the mark especially after that miss when he should have squared it to Albert.

I'd like to see the Taylor sending off again. Didn't look red to me.

Still another 3 points and that's the main thing.

Offline gpbarr

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #17 on: September 30, 2017, 05:09:17 PM »
Looking up. They came to frustrate, bully, and disrupt - was never going to be easy, and the win is what we needed. Now looking much better and a couple weeks rest before a big game. Well done Bruce and the lads

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #18 on: September 30, 2017, 05:10:02 PM »
thank mcgrath for that samba block near the end

Offline tomhealy

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2017, 05:11:54 PM »
Up to 7th!!

Offline Rudy Can't Fail

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #20 on: September 30, 2017, 05:12:20 PM »
thank mcgrath for that samba block near the end

Between him and Snodgrass for MOTM.

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #21 on: September 30, 2017, 05:13:09 PM »
We were up to 6th until Bristol City scored again!

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #22 on: September 30, 2017, 05:15:05 PM »
Davis will have learned a lot today. Lost the physical battle with the two central defenders, but he will learn.

Offline AlexAlexCropley

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #23 on: September 30, 2017, 05:15:50 PM »
If winning ugly was a competition,we've just won The Miss World version.

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #24 on: September 30, 2017, 05:16:17 PM »
That was an awful performance and shows why Bruce will ultimately come up short.

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #25 on: September 30, 2017, 05:19:05 PM »
Form guide after today - nice to see Villa top

Team                    Last Six (oldest first)   PTS
1   Aston Villa            DDWWWW           14
2   Bristol City    WDWDWW           14
3   Wolves               WDWWLW           13
4   Sheffield United    WWLWWL                   12
5   Leeds United    WWWLWL                   12
6   Preston NE         DWWDWD           12
7   Fulham            DWLDWW                   11
8   Norwich City    LWDWDW                   11

Needless to say, Wolves next game - HUGE

Offline Villa75

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #26 on: September 30, 2017, 05:20:30 PM »
4/5 points max coming in October, in my opinion. Not sure that will be enough to get us into the top 6 come November.


Offline LeeB

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #27 on: September 30, 2017, 05:26:51 PM »
That was an awful performance and shows why Bruce will ultimately come up short.


Yeah, because all of the competition in this division play like a combo of Brazil 70/ Holland 74 every single week.

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #28 on: September 30, 2017, 05:30:18 PM »
That was an awful performance and shows why Bruce will ultimately come up short.


Yeah, because all of the competition in this division play like a combo of Brazil 70/ Holland 74 every single week.
Do they?
Bolton didn't and could easily have got a draw.

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Re: Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers Post-Match Thread
« Reply #29 on: September 30, 2017, 05:30:34 PM »
We ground out that victory and I don't think anybody could argue.

We dominated without threatening.

I felt we were a little jaded to be honest. Whelan looked slower, Davis seemed fatigued as he couldn't hold the ball up and his touch was poor.

Hourihane was a bit too deep for me. There was no protection from the constant fouling; climbing, pushing, shirt pulling and that abomination of a referee, crikey. I cannot see what Taylor was sent off for, he appeared to win the ball. I will have to see it again.

No real threat from them until the 90th minute and we got good blocks in.

I thought the subs were the right ones to make. When we stopped playing it so direct, we moved the ball a lot quicker and could have scored a couple, actually working their keeper.

The performance was nowhere as slick as Burton, but we found a way to win. That defence as well is solid as a rock.